An amazing victorian horse-drawn photo studio is heading to auction in three days!

Nineteenth century mobile photographer's studio heading to auction
(Image credit: Charterhouse Auctioneers & Valuers)

Ever wondered how portrait photographers got around to clients in the 19th century? This historic and extremely well preserved photography studio on wheels is spectacularly stunning, and could be yours to own as it makes its way to the Charterhouse Auction gavel in just a few days, on 05 August 2022. 

Spending most of its life travelling around the Dorset coast, near Swanage, UK, this beautiful studio was originally commissioned to capture seaside visitors over the years. Owned and operated by father and son photographers, John and Walter Pouncy, from Dorchester – among other posterior professional photographers that the studio would later be utilized by.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.